Anya’s Author Page

I’ve been setting up my author page on www.goodreads.com and am now officially a Goodreads author! I have also joined the Book Loving Kiwis group and my “To be read” shelf is growing at an exponential rate. I’m told this is an occupational hazard of joining Goodreads, so I’ll have to try and up my

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Anya’s Romance Book Review #2

And then for a total change of pace (and scenery) I moved onto two books that coincidentally both had a “twin” theme. I can’t say too much without revealing the twists and turns of each – but I loved both books, for different reasons. Bride of Pendorric by Victoria Holt was exactly the (one of

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Anya’s Romance Book Review #1

I’ve recently finished reading the Rosewood Trilogy by Laura Moore, a contemporary romance writer from the USA. The three books in the set are Remember Me, Believe in Me and Trouble Me. They are based around three sisters who individually find love, while trying to save the family mansion and horse breeding business after tragedy

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Anya’s Trip to the Blue Springs

Recently visited the Blue Springs/ Te Waihou Walkway in New Zealand’s Waikato region – the water is so clear with unbelievable clarity and the range of greens in the New Zealand native bush is amazing. I can just imagine Crockett swimming down the river, but (understandably) no dogs are allowed!

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Anya’s Author Updates

This is the beginning of my blog where you can dip into my travel diary and see my own photos of wildlife, scenery and places as well as read reviews of my favourite romance fiction including contemporary, historical and vintage stories. Nothing like a bit of escapism! My dog Crockett might weigh in from time

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Anya’s Amazon Adventure

Just sorting my photos from my once in a lifetime trip to South America seeing sights I have dreamed about seeing for years! The pic above is of a sunset on the Amazon River (bit different from the Maniototo!) – a great place to imagine character and plot points for my next romance novel –

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Anya’s Next Romance Novel

With the publishing process of my romance novel A Southern Star taking shape, I can concentrate on my draft manuscript for my next romance novel A Forgotten Sky, which is set mainly in Otago, New Zealand. It’s been great bringing a fictional country town to life, imagining the characters, the social settings and of course

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